Social media community website
Founded by Steve Huffman and Alex Ohanian in 2005, reddit is an online community where users submit, vote and comment on content, news and discussions. It is nicknamed 'the front page of the internet' and is the 7th most popular site in the USA. Acquired by Conde Nast Publications in 2006, it became a direct subsidiary of its parent company, Advance Publications in 2011. It has operated as an independent entity since 2012 but Advance Publications remains its largest shareholder.
| Advance Publications Inc
owns 51% of reddit Inc
Greenpeace's 2017 report 'Clicking Clean' looks at the energy footprints of large data centre operators and popular websites and applications, and calls on these companies to power their data centres on renewable energy. Companies are graded (A,B,C,D,F) on their commitment to and procurement of renewable energy, as well as energy efficiency, transparency and advocacy. This company's final grade was F.
[Source 2017][More on Climate Change]
|Advance Publications Inc|
The Forest 500 identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation. Rankings are based on their public policies and commitments and potential impacts on tropical forests in the context of forest risk commodities (palm oil, soya, beef, leather, timber, and pulp and paper). This company received a score of 0/5.
[Source 2018][More on Forests]
|Company Structure||Private company|
|Revenue||US$3.8 million in 2014|
|# Employees||90 in 2016|
|Address||San Francisco, California, USA|
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